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(Audio) American Red Cross Looking For Donations For Help In Texas

(Audio) American Red Cross Looking For Donations For Help In Texas
Rhonda Worthington is lifted into a boat while still on her cell phone with a 911 dispatcher after her car become stuck in rising floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas, Monday, Aug. 28, 2017. The passing private boat stopped to help Worthington as he boat started to float. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

(click on news/podcast to hear interview with Dick Dinsdale with the American Red Cross)


Crews overwhelmed by thousands of rescue calls in the Houston area during one of the heaviest downpours in U.S. history have had little time to search for other potential victims. But officials acknowledge the grim reality that fatalities linked to Harvey could soar once the devastating floodwaters recede. Even worse, officials now worry that the worst may be yet to come.


The American Red Cross has set up numerous shelters in Texas and Louisiana.  Spokesman Dick Dinsdale says anyone wanting to help should go to and click on the donate button.

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